Highlights from 2008-2009


Pictures from 2008-2009

What a great year we had!
Enjoy some of the pictures of major events…


New Student Orientation

Incoming MA Class 2008

2008 Orientation – Click here for more pictures!

Welcome Picnic

2008 Welcome Picnic
2008 Welcome Picnic

2008 Welcome Picnic – Click here for more pictures!

All Ohio Counselor’s Conference &
OSU Alumni Reception

Dr. Anita Young received the Susan Sears Alumni Award

2008 All Ohio Counselor’s Conference OSU Alumni Reception – click here for more pictures

2008 All Ohio Counselor’s Conferece Student Presentations – click here for pictures

Out of the Darkness Suicide Walk

2008 Suicide Walk Counselor Ed Team Picture

2008 Out of the Darkness Suicide Walk – Click here for more pictures

End of Year Celebration Banquet

2009 Graduates

2009 End of the Year Banquet – Click here for more  pictures




Highlights and Events from the 2008-2009 Academic Year

The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board has announced that the OSU Clinical Mental Health Counseling program has achieved 100% passing of the LPC licensure exam and 100% passing of the LPCC licensure exam in 2007. Congratulations to all our alumni who have secured this very impressive pass rate for our pro

Second year clinical counseling student, Amanda Hinze, co-authored an article:
Keenan K, Hipwell AE, Hinze AE, Babinski DE (2008). The association between pain and depression in preadolescent girls: Moderation by race and pubertal stage. Journal of Pediatric Psychology.

Second year clinical counseling student, Lauren Bill, co-authored an article in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology. The article is entitled:
“A pilot study of a web-based resource for families of children with cancer.”

Dr. Paul Granello published a book in February, 2009:
Granello, P. F., & Juhnke, G. A. (2009). Case studies in suicide: Experiences of mental health professionals. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Dr. James L. Moore, III & Dr. Colette Dollarhide received a four year, $380,000 grant award from AT&T, announced December 10, 2008. The grant will support Student Success Centers as part of the AT&T High School Success program to combat the nation’s high school dropout crisis.

Four master’s students received grants & funding for their work:

  • Christine Stier was awarded $500 from the Arlene Walker Red Ribbon Grant for her student supported proposal Student Allies, a diversity group she leads at Metro.  Monies will be used to fund a cultural fair. Christine also received $1450 in funding from the Ann Sherry Foundation to support her program €œEasthaven Ambassadors.”?
  • Alaina Hilt:
    The Rosemore Intercultural Music Series, $830 in funding from the Ann Sherry Foundation
  • Erick Woeste:
    Make Metro Work, $650 in funding from the Ann Sherry Foundation.
  • Christine Stier
    Easthaven Ambassadors, $1,450 in funding from the Ann Sherry Foundation.

David Dagg and Michelle Hunnicutt-Hollenbaugh presented a workshop on Dialectical Behavior Therapy for all interested M.A. students on Saturday, November 15, 2008. The workshop was well-attended and well-received by all who took part in this important learning.

Michelle Hunnicutt-Hollenbaugh organized a Red Cross Training February 28 for students to become Mental Health First Responders. Those who attended and were certified by the Red Cross are:

  • Michelle Hunnicutt-Hollenbaugh
  • Kristen Kopicky
  • Maureen Johnson
  • Laura Lewis
  • Cal Timbrook
  • Erin Vlach
  • Carrie Landock
  • David Dagg
  • Liz Mechling
  • Dina Temkin
  • Emily Clark
  • Amy Grenig
  • Jennifer Bostic (alumna)

Three OSU students attend the Legislative Advocacy Day April 23, 2009:

  • Michelle Hunnicutt-Hollenbaugh
  • Carrie Landock Petruso
  • Ryan Wilhelm

Six doctoral students present at the Ohio Association for Counselor Education & Supervision Summit April 24, 2009:

  • Marjorie Adams & Katharine Stough “Addressing Counselor Social Networking Site Use in Supervision”
  • Caroline Baker & Felice Kassoy “A Discussion of Core Issues of School Counseling Supervision”
  • Caroline Baker & David Dagg “Infusing Spirituality Into Supervision”
  • Michelle Hunnicutt-Hollenbaugh “Dialectical Behavior Therapy Techniques in Groups Supervision”

Congratulations to€¦

Congratulations to Professor James L. Moore, III who became a father for the second time in October. Little Sienna Ava Moore joined the Moore family on Monday, October 6, 2008.
Daughter’s Name: Sienna Ava Moore, DOB: 10/6/2008, Birth Weight: 6lbs 11 ounces, Height: 183/4 inches

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) presented the 2008 NAGC Early Scholar Award to James L. Moore III, Counselor Education, on Friday, Oct. 31, in Tampa. He also presented a concurrent session presentation, €œEarly Scholar Award,”? on Saturday, Nov. 1, during the 55th annual NAGC Convention.

All new Chi Sigma Iota inductees. Students eligible to be conducted into the Counselor Education honorary, Chi Sigma Iota, will be notified in February. Congratulations to all on this important honor.

Matt Fleming (M.A. ’07) and Paul Granello had their article from the spring 2008 Adultspan journal selected by the Association for Adult Development and Aging as the top journal article of the year. Matt and Paul will be honored at the AADA breakfast at the American Counseling Association in March, 2009. Their article is:

Fleming, M., & Granello, P.F. (2008). Providing counseling for Alzheimers patients and their families. Adultspan.

The OSU Counselor Education program was pleased to honor Dr. Anita Young (Ph.D., ’04) with the Susan Sears Distinguished Alumni Award. Dr. Young received the award at the OSU Counselor Education Program Reception on Thursday, November 6, 2008, at the All Ohio Counselor’s Conference.

OSU students, alumni, and faculty were once again well-represented among the presenters at the All Ohio Counselors Conference. Student, Faculty, and Alumni Presenters:




Thursday, November 6, 2008


W-20: The Safety and Violence Prevention

Curriculum: Overview and Development

Colette Dollarhide

Lisa Hinkelman

(faculty & alumna)
with others



CEU-34: The Road Less Traveled – A Support Group for Students Choosing Nontraditional


Susan E. Boggs

Shannon Harlan Peltier




W-53: The Crystal Ball to ACT Scores


Laura Beach

Friday, November 7, 2008


CEU-76: Suicide Gatekeeper Training


Darcy Haag Granello

Paul Granello




W-88: Leadership in School Counseling:

Conversation Based on Research


Colette Dollarhide



CEU-101: €œI Feel Good!”?


Angel Rhodes




CEU-93: Grief Counseling Beyond D.A.B.D.A.:

Integrating New Grief Counseling Theories into Practice


Anne Deffenbaugh


CEU-103: Working Effectively with Students with Asperger’s Syndrome


Rochelle Dunn

(alumna, faculty)


CEU-106: Building Therapeutic Alliance with Men in Therapy


Samuel Wolfe

Barbara A. Mahaffey

(doctoral candidates)



CEU-115: Getting Girls Interested in STEM Careers: Lessons & Resources for Middle & High School Counselors


Lisa Hinkelman

Susan Sears

(faculty & alumni)


CEU-116: Supervision and Spirituality, Infusing

Life at All Levels


David Dagg

Caroline Baker

Elizabeth Camp
(doctoral students)



W-117: Assisting School Counselors During the Transition from Training to Professional Practice: Recommendations for Counselor Educators and School Counselors-In-Training


Justin Fields



W-125: School Counselor and Special Education

Collaboration: A Model to Support Student Success


Brenda Gerhardt
(doctoral student)

with others.